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>> schieffer: tonight, rupert murdoch on the hot seat. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> schieffer: then things got worse. >> oh! >> schieffer: elizabeth palmer and anthony mason on the newscorp chief getting a taste of humble pie. "a significant step," that's what president obama called a new bipartisan senate plan to avoid default. nancy cordes and norah o'donnell have the latest on that. and as n.f.l. players and owners fight over billions, john blackstone talks to retired players who have to scramble to get medical coverage for their injuries. >> reporter: two years in the n.f.l., what do you get? >> nothing. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> schieffer: and good evening. scott's off tonight, i'm bob schieffer. well, rupert murdoch called it "the most humbling day of his life," and he said he was sorry, but it wasn't his fault and he wasn't resigning. then someone hit him with a cream pie. that about summed up the parliamentary hearing into the police bribery and phone hacking scandal involving one of murdoch's british
>>> tabloid trouble. what did they know? and when did they know it? rupert murdoch, his son and a top executive testified before parliament today in the phone hacking scandal that has rocked the uk. >>> no mercy. unrelenting heat smothers more than half of the country, and refuses to budge. >>> and homeward bound. the "atlantis" departs from the international space station for the "atlantis" departs from the international space station for the final time. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody, thanks for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. the british parliament gets its shot at rupert murdoch this morning. murdoch, his son james, and murdoch's former chief newspaper executive testified before a parliamentary committee this morning about the phone hacking scandal. a member of murdoch's board of directors is denying reports that the directors are considering replacing murdoch. but bloomberg news reports murdoch's future could depend on this morning's testimony. charlie d'agata is in london with the latest on this. good morning, charlie. >> good morning to you, betty.
as billionaire rupert murdoch apologizes to the parents of a murdered 13-year-old girl. the president tells congress time's up for a plan to avoid default. >> let's at least avert armageddon. >> pelley: chip reid is at the white house. after a collision on the taxiway, we'll ask captain sully sullenberger about close calls at the airport. and section 60, arlington national cemetery. david martin takes with us where the newly fallen lie in rest and families never part. >> kind of calls arlington heaven. he wants to think this is heaven, that's fine. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. late today, the poison spreading in one of the world's largest media empires reached america. the c.e.o. of dow jones, publisher of america's largest newspaper, the "wall street journal," has resigned. less hinton is one of two top executives forced out of rupert murdoch's news corporation today. murdoch owns the "journal," fox television, and many other networks and newspapers all around the world. it was sleazy reporting techniques by a murdoc
rupert murdoch grilled while his wife wendi jumped to his offense from a pie-throwing prankster live on london for the latest. >>> american airlines announces $85 billion blan to buy a praned new fleet of planbrand-new flee planes. >>> deal or no deal. new hope on those deadlock washington budget talks as a possible break through plan and even some republicans are praising. tell you what it is and what it means for your wallet "early" this wednesday morning, july 20th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show" on wednesday, july 20th. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. >>> britain's tabloid scandal, prime minister david cameron faces questions in parliament today why he hired a former "news of the woshled" editor connected to phone hacking. our own jeff glor has made his way to london for the very latest on the scandal that seems to grow day by day. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: chris, good morning to you from london. you mentioned some developments this morning. david cameron, right now, addressing the scand
, and bob schieffer on the countdown to d-day. the alleged tactics of rupert murdoch's newspaper may now include stealing the medical records of britain's first family. liz palmer has the latest. u.s. troops are being cheated out of their money. armen keteyian's investigation shows us that it's happening on their own posts. and passing the wand. michelle miller on "harry potter" fans taking the magic into the future. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, with the car heading for a cliff, republicans and democrats are arguing about whether to turn left or turn right and they are fast running out of road. a deal to raise the government's borrowing limit will have to be done soon or the u.s. will ident and congressionalpr leaders met again this afternoon. the hangup is whether the deal will include tax increases as the democrats insist, or only spending cuts as republicans demand. we have three reports tonight on the deadline to default. first, chip reid at the white house where the president had a news conference today. >> re
to be a surrogate daughter of rupert murdoch was arrested today earlier in connection with the phone hacking schedule. scotland yard lost its chief hours later. >> british police want rebekah brooks what she knows surrounding the empire. she was arrested when she went to the police station for a planned appointment. she was scheduled to appear before parliament on tuesday. some question the timing of the arrest. >> i really do feel that -- >> another unexpected twist came hours after her arrest. london chief of police resigned over questions on how the department has investigated the case and his links to a key figure in the scandal. a former news of the world executive editor. >> i, and the people who know me, know that my integrity is completely intact. >> the scandal includes police bribes and has beening voice mails of celebrities, murder victims and -- >> there are questions about whether the foreign corrupt practices act has been violated by rupert murdoch and his news empire and what's going on in england is startling, the extent they went to the break the law to try to report a story
days. >>> u.s. lawmakers have asked the attorney general to investigate rupert murdoch. they want to know if murdoch's company broke any u.s. laws for allegedly bribing police in the phone hacking scandal that forced murdoch to close his largest paper. mean dock pulled the plug on a it is 12 billion business deal. elizabeth palmer has more. >> reporter: it's a sight many people thought they would never see, media titan rupert murdoch in retreat. he abandoned his controversial $12 billion plan to expand into britain's lucrative satellite television business in a surrender to public outrage and political pressure. >> what has happened at this company is disgraceful, it's got to be addressed at every level and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess he created. >> reporter: prime minister cameron met with the parents of the teenage girl, milly dowler, whose cell phone lies at the heart of the scandal. she was murdered in 2002 but only last monday the public learned her phone had been hacked by murdoch's paper "news of the world" and messages were
to take shape. >>> humble pie, rupert murdoch is grilled on his role in the phone hacking scandal after a protester makes a headline grabbing attack. >>> and no parking, a canadian car owner learns the hard way to pay attention to the sign. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. this morning the debt showdown in washington is focused on a bipartisan senate plan that is gaining legs on capitol hill and the white house. the proposal from the so-called gang of six calls for deep budget cuts and new revenues. joel brown is in washington with the latest on this. good morning, joel. >> betty, good morning. in this week's long battle over raising the debt limit, optimism has been hard to come by. that seemed to change yesterday, at least in the senate. we saw some republicans, some democrats, some conservatives, some liberals, coalescing around a bipartisan deal. >> it's time to get down to the business of actually solving this problem and i think we now are seeing the potential for a bipartisan consensus. >> reporter: president obama may
the latest on the negotiations. the hacking scandal scuttles rupert murdoch's plans to expand his media empire, and now members of congress are calling for an investigation. mark phillips is on the front line with libyan rebels as they battle for a key village. and team u.s.a. advances to the finals. but will these winning women have a future in soccer once they get home? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> mitchell: good evening. scott is on assignment tonight. i'm russ mitchell. pressure is on congress and the president to reach a deal on debt. chairman of the federal reserve warned default could lead to financial calamity. the president met congressional leaders back at the white house today for yet another negotiating session. we have reports from nancy cordes, chip reid and anthony mason, nancy, we'll begin with you at the capitol. >> reporter: good evening. the chairman of the federal reserve had a stark warning for members of congress today. he said if the debt limit isn't raised by august 2, the federal government's cash flow could pl
, the head of scotland yard, has resigned, and the well-connected former chief executive of rupert murdoch's news international has been arrested. elizabeth palmer rorz. >> reporter: rebekah brooks had willingly made an appointment to go to the police station to answer questions when she arrived, she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery of the "news of the world." brooks' arrest came as a surprise, but this was a shock. >> i have this afternoon informed the palace, secretary and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the metropolitan police service. >> reporter: the powerful head of london's police force resigned, not because he's personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former "news of the editor" neil wallace as hired as a pr consultant to the police. he's since been arrested in connection with hacking. when this scandal exploded two weeks ago no one dreamed how many powerful people would be dragged in and down. in the u.s., les hinton, head of dow jones
thing to go down with a phone hacking scandal related to rupert murdoch. the woman who ate with the prime minister months before being hauled off to scotland yards. >>> i've got the weather details coming up. not that long ago, many families were priced out of an overheated housing market. but the times have changed. get the facts at remax.com. it's a great place to see all the listings in thousands of cities and towns. with lots of houses to chose from and down-to-earth prices the dream of owning a home seems more attainable than ever. find out what an experienced re/max agent can do for you. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. acquitted of killing her young she's out of jail, but casey anthony still has to watch her back. the woman acquitted of killing her young daughter was released this morn and faced an ugly crowd in her first moments of freedom. she's received dozens of death threats. casey anthony walked confidently into her life of freedom with a quiet thank you to a guard, it took her less than 15 seconds to walk out the front door of the orange county jail.
by rupert murdoch. former prime minister gordon brown believes some of his bank account details were illegally obtained by the "sunday times." >> "the sunday times" appear to have got access to my account. they got access to my legal files. but i'm shocked. i'm generally shocked to find that this happened because of the leads. >> reporter: he was shattered to learn that the sun was going public with the news that his baby son had cystic fibrosis. something the family had kept strictly confidential. the person who told the browns that "the sun" would run a story on their baby's illness was rebecca brooks. at the time the editor of the sun newspaper, she's now rupert murdoch's british ceo and is herself being questioned by police. john yates, the officer you saw earlier on in my report, has just told the committee that he's 99% sure his phone was hacked, which shows that police investigating the news of the world were themselves not immune. chris? >> i'll tell you, this story grows more and more every day. cbs' elizabeth palmer for us in london. elizabeth, thank you very much. >>> like
's rupert murdoch himself who takes center stage in the unfolding hacking drama that has engulfed his empire. >> this is the best thing that could ever happen for critics o rupert murdoch to say he has too much power. >> reporter: murdoch and his son will tell british lawmakers how much they knew about accusations that their journalists paid off police and hanged into phone records. so will rebekah brooks who police are already investigating. controversy has forced the head of scotland yard and his deputy to resign over their alleged links to a former murdoch executive. the scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government with opposition leaders saying the prime minister himself has questions to answer about his close ties to the murdoch empire. >> at the moment if he is unable to provide the leadership the country needs. >> reporter: rebekah brooks is a friend and neighbor to the prime minister. the pair met repeatedly since cameron took office 14 months ago. the prime minister cut short a trip to africa and called for an emergency session of parliament. in a further twist t
for your insight. >> you're quite welcome. >> mitchell: in other news, media magnate rupert murdoch is in full damage control mode this weekend, trying to defuse the phone hacking uproar on both sides of the atlantic. dana lewis in london has the latest. >> an apology to a nation. major british newspapers today carried full-page advertisements from rupert murdoch and his company, news international, embroiled in phone hacking and police bribery. "we are sorry for the serious wrongdoing that occurred." and tomorrow another ad promising next steps. they include help from two former u.s. justice department lawyers to, as the ad says, put right what's gone wrong. murdoch is struggling to save his company, newscorp, the second largest media conglomerate after disney. yesterday, he accepted the resignation of his chief british c.e.o., rebekah brooks. hours later in the u.s., the resignation on les hinton, c.e.o. of dow jones, which publishes the "wall street journal." gone are two key executives who served as firewalls in the growing scandal of phone hacking. >> the thing about firewalls
in damage control. >> reporter: rupert murdoch arrived in london, conspicuously reading a copy of his notorious cameras, then smiled for the cameras as he went out for dinner with rebekah brooks his embattled ceo. the scandal has cost him one of his most profitable papers. staff leaving "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain, a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism, for people who loved seeing the rich and powerful taken down a rich or two, but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voice mails belonging to relatives of fallen soldiers and a murdered teenager. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent who authorized a reported million-dollar out of court settlement to at least one of the hacking victims. this week, he admitted it was a mistake. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers withi
. >> caption colorado, llc comments@captioncolorado.com >>> good morning. rupert murdoch is on the hot seat before members of parliament this morning and answering questions about his newspaper's hacking into thousands of cell phones and saying this is the most huvenl day of my life. we will look at the rise' possible fall of this media giant. >>> a denver air traffic controller is accuse of being drunk on the job and talking to planes in the area and now a federal investigation is under way and he has been suspended. we will bring you the latest. >>> a deadly heat wave is blamed for at least 13 deaths as 40 states reach 90 and higher and 60 million americans battle this summer scorcher. now it may only get worse and we are going to bring you the forecast and tell you when things may finally break. >>> and the u.s. women's soccer team returns home from the world cup. we will talk with some of the players with the run to the finals and their heartbreaking loss and what is next for the team. it's happening "early" this tuesday morning, july 19th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> what you're
. elizabeth palmer reports scotland yard's two top officials have resigned and one of rupert murdoch's closest associates was arrested. the debt battle. a new cbs news poll shows democrats and republicans are paying a price for the drownout talks. norah o'donnell and nancy cordes have that. it is bone dry across america's heartland. maya rodriguez tells us this year's heat and drought are making history. and mark strassmann on the next race for space. four private companies are competing to a build successor to the shuttle. we'll give you a glimpse of the future. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> schieffer: good evening, scott's off tonight. i'm bob schieffer. the tabloid phone hacking and police bribery scandal in great britain is growing wider, deeper and more mysterious by the minute. the prime minister cut short an overseas trip to return home. he will address parliament about it. the original whistle-blower was found dead, unexplained causes so far. the top man in scotland yard resigned yesterday and today the yard's number-two man was forced
powerful media empire is not taking the blame for a news corp phone hacking scandal. >> rupert murdoch simply says he trusted the wrong people. today the media mogul faced british lawmakers to defend his empire in light of the scandal that shut down his "news of the world" tabloid. murdoch's employees are accused of hacking into the voicemails of murder victims, politicians, even 9/11 victims. >> i would like all the victims of phone hacking to know how completely and deeply sorry i am, apologizing cannot take back what has happened. still, i want them to know the depth of my regret for the horrible invasion into their lives. >> former "news of the world" editor rebekah brooks was also in the hot seat and pool ised for the scandal. and a protestor briefly interrupted the hearing today lunging from the crowd at rupert murdoch, splattering him with white foam in a pie dish. police took the protester a way but not before murdoch's wife jumped from her seat and took a swing at the man. >>> coming up, the no touching rule taken to a whole new level. what happened when a security guard tried
relationship with rupert murdoch and his now disgraced executive team. >> you live and you learn, and believe you me i have learned. >> reporter: he batted away question after question. especially about his decision to hire an ex murdoch editor since arrested in the phone hacking scandal as his communications chief. >> if it turns out i've been lied to, that would be a moment for a profound apology. >> reporter: a recent poll shows 60% of britain's think murdoch through his powerful newspaper group has far too much influence in british politics. influence cameron says he's been open about. >> what i've set out is not just meetings that are business meetings, official meetings with media executives and proprietors, but also private meetings as well. >> reporter: so it was even more embarrassing for cameron when rupert murdoch facing his own grilling by british lawmakers said he was invited to the prime minister's home at number 10 downing street after last year's election as a thank you for his support, but told to arrive in secret. >> why did you enter the back door to number 10 when you visi
. >>> rupert murdoch returns to the u.s., new report accuses his company of trying to block a criminal investigation into phone hacking and police payoffs by his reporters. we will tell you what is next for the embattled media mogul this thursday, july 21st, 2011. good morning. welcome to "the early show." you see the barometer rising. humidity rise. dew point rising. sun is rise. the translation, it is hot. >> very hot. it feels hotter it even shows on your thermometers this morning. >> like 80 in new york already and 7:01 and 32 states across the country with some type of heat advisory today. the temperatures triple digits in a lot of places and talk about that coming up. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. good morning. erica hill is off this morning. >> i'm chris wragge. >>> start with the final landing of the space shuttle. "atlantis" touched downed early this morning, a perfect end to the shuttle he program's last mission. cbs news national correspondent chip reid is here with more. >> reporter: you can see the shuttle "atlantis" at the end of the runway behind me. this is the last time you w
, thank you. >>> media magnet rupert murdoch is struggling to contain the phone hacking scandal that tangles his company news corp. correspondent dana lewis is in london bureau with the latest. >> good morning, rupert murdoch is in full retreat, a growing scandal fueled by resignations of his top company executives and today murdoch's apology to a nation. rolling off the printing presses what some have called rupert murdoch's day of atonement, today his company, news international is running full page adz in major british daily saying "we are sorry for the serious wrongdoing in the phone hacking scandal." the controversy resulted in the arrest of nine people and resignations of his top executi executives. the latest les hinton, chief owner of dow jones which published the "wall street journal," hinton ran "news of the world" the paper at the center of this scandal from 1995 to 2007. that resignation on the same day news international chief executive rebekah brooks also bowed to pressure to step down. yesterday the media mogul apologized in person after meeting the family of murd
. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent, who authorized a reported million dollar out-of-court settlement to at least one of the hacking victims. this week, he admitted it was a mistake. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers, with incomplete investigation and that's a matter of real regret for me personally. >> reporter: in fact, it raises some very dangerous questions for the murdoch empire, which includes fox news, the "wall street journal," and the "new york post." murdoch biographer michael wolff: >> james murdoch wrote the initial checks to the people who were suing the company. and the question that investigators are asking now, are they settlement checks or are they hush money checks? >> reporter: only a week ago, rupert murdoch and his powerful family business looked unassailable. not any more. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, london. >> mitchell: in news above the alexander vin oh company rvo world, the shuttle "atlantis" docked with the international space station today, 240 miles a
. accusations that rupert murdoch's son did not tell parliament the truth. we'll meet some people who could be the real victims if the government defaults. and next stop? mars. scientists are betting big on the next rover when the "cbs evening news continues." rover when the cbs news continues. but with advair, i'm breathing better so now i can take the lead on a science adventure. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. if you're still having difficulty breathing, take the lead. ask your doctor if including advair could help improve your lung function. get your
in the past. >> reporter: now public opinion has turned sharply against the paper's owner, rupert murdoch, one of the world's most powerful media tycoons. he bought "the news of the world" back in 1969 and made it the cornerstone of an empire that now includes fox news and the "wall street journal." simon hoggart is a columnist for "the guardian." his newspaper has been investigating the scandal for years, and he says murdoch is facing an enormous backlash. >> it was fear of murdoch before a few days ago, now it's just unalloyed loathing for the guy. >> reporter: the murdochs moved fast to close down "the news of the world" this week, but it's much easier to stop the presses than to repair a reputation tainted by lying and deceit. authorities announced a short time ago that they now arrested a third person in this scandal, a 63-year-old man, although we don't know yet who he is. and rupert murdoch himself is flying into london tomorrow from the u.s. to take charge personally of this spiraling mess. scott? >> pelley: thanks, liz. it has begun, the duke and duchess of cambridge have landed in lo
. in just 24 hours from now, rupert murdoch himself, his son, james, will be grilled by parliamentarians and will be asked about what they did or did not know about dirty tricks regarding their newspapers. all will be watching, as well as investors around the world. >> he is the man that investors have followed to the ends of the earth. he is the man whose judgment always comes out right. in this case, he is, on the face of it, found to be wanton. >> it will be broadcast live tomorrow. it will be quite a contest for politicians who are under huge pressure to get answers in the affair. and a man whose entire empire is at stake. >> joining us is long-time media reporter lloyd grove for newsweek and the daily beast. ten people arrested already, including rebecca brooks, out on bail this morning, and the resignation of paul stephenson. are you surprised how far reaching this has gotten, so quickly? >> of course. it's a huge shock. who knows what's more to come. rebecca was at the top of british society. she started out as a secretary, as we reported in newsweek today. she rose to the top of
baron rupert murdoch to the polo playing prince william and his bride stories with the british connection have been very much in the news this past week. ben tracy will have more on the royal tour of california. but first elizabeth palmer in london with the latest on the end of the world, at least for the world's newspaper, that is. >> reporter: the last edition of the news of the world was a proud farewell that recalled 168 years of sunday scoops. rupert murdoch bought the paper in 1969 and used its profits to build his vast media empire that now includes fox news, the wall street journal, and the new york post. but this week this scrappy tabloid was engulfed by scandal. though it remained one of the best-selling newspapers in the english speaking world its name is disgraced and the fallout has damaged politicians, the police and the formidable mr. murdoch. the scandal exploded with a teenager murdered in 2002. on monday in london, a private investigator working for the news of the world was accused of hacking into her cell phone and deleting messages giving her family false h
. but rupert murdoch didn't take the blame for rupert murdoch's phone hacking scandal. charlie d'agata reports. >> reporter: rupert murdock is defending his blown empire but 2 1/2 hours into questioning he had to defend himself. a man lunged at him with a plateful of foam. his wife jumped to his rescue before the police arrested the protestor. earlier his son james apologized for phone hacking at the family's "news of the world" newspaper. >> it's a matter of great regret. >> reporter: politicians fired questions at the murdochs all on live tv. >> mr. murdoch do you accept ultimately you are responsible for the whole fiasco? >> no. >> you are not responsible? who is responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run and then maybe the people they trusted. >> reporter: murdoch employees are accused of tapping the voicemails of murder victims, politicians, even the families of 9/11 victims. former "news of the world" editor rebekah brooks also took the hot seat and chose her words carefully. she is already under police investigation. >> things went badly wrong at the "news of the world" and we a
's publisher rupert murdoch chose to stop the presses in the midst of a scandal involving hacked telephone messages. reporters are accused of breaking into the voicemail of murder victims, the families of dead soldiers and celebrities and then paying police officers for information. about 200 staffers will lose their jobs. "news of the world" will print its last edition on sunday. >>> after their first official state visit up north the world's most popular newlyweds are heading down to southern california. prince william and his wife have been touring canada for a week but will fly to los angeles tomorrow morning. they will stay in the l.a. area for two days visiting beverly hills and charity events. los angeles police department that already increased security -- has already increased security in preparing for the royal visit. >>> before the shuttle astronauts rocket into space, they get a lift from a team of highly trained elevator operators. but what happens to these employees when the shuttle program ends? find out tonight on the cbs evening news. ,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, denny's new tour of
. her lawyers say anthony has received at least one death threat. >>> a woman in rupert murdoch's inner circle is out on bail after being arrested in connection with the phone hacking scandal. rebecca brooks resigned friday as head of murdoch's british newspapers. thought to be a political an social insider brooks dined with the prime minister at christmas. the head of london's police force also resigned today. it was on his watch that a former news of the world editor arrested last week was hired as a p.r. consultant to the force. >>> well, inspiration that hit in 2001 still going strong. meet the man behind a cross- country tribute being launched tomorrow. the resources he has and doesn't have on the eve of his trip. >>> marines aren't born, they are made, and for the first time they will be made by a woman. meet the new general in charge of the so-called marine factory. >>> well, you can expect a cloudy start to your workweek all due to a low pressure system that just won't budget. i've got the detailed forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, but a young man who came here from the midwest
this morning. news corporation owned by rupert murdoch announced it is dropping a bid to buy a broadcasting company after growing opposition from lawmakers. in the meantime, today, prime minister david cameron vowed to investigate whether phone hackers targeted 9/11 victims. >>> thousands turn out in afghanistan for the funeral of ahmed wali karzai. the president went openly during that burial. climbing inside the grave to help move his brother's body at one point. karzai was mureded yesterday by a trusted family guard. on the way to the the funeral two roadside bombs was the target but no one hurt. >>> a second memorial service tonight in michigan for betty ford who died friday at 93 was mourned at funeral services yesterday in palm desert, california. among those attending first ladies rosalynn carter and michelle obama and nancy reagan and former president george w. bush was also there. >>> the national league in the all-star game won for the second year in a row. the brewers prince fielder got mf honomvp honors for this home. 14 minutes past the hour. now here is chris. >> the game has
>>> rupert murdoch is back in the united states. the media tycoon and his wife with arrived home in new york from london yesterday. murdoch was questioned by members of the british parliament by the phone hacking scandal that has rocked his media empire. investigations are ongoing in britain and in the u.s. >>> british prime minister david cameron spoke to parliament yesterday. cameron trying to distance himself from his former communications chief, andy coulson. coulson is a former editor at murdoch's now-defunct "news of the world." cameron denied claims that he tried to stop the investigation into the hacking. >>> it turns out that hacking into someone's phone isn't that hard at all. bill whitaker has that part of the story. >> reporter: the targets of the tabloid hacking scandal include british royals, commoners, and screen stars, like hugh grant. >> i think this is the watershed moment. >> reporter: but don't think hacking is just the scourge of the celebrated and sensational on the other side of the atlantic. your phone and my phone can be hacked. >> my ex-girlfriend found her way into
we get to the grilling of rupert murdoch and his son today, the moment you have heard about all day long, wendy murdoch in the pink jacket did not miss a beat when british comedian attempted to hit her 80-year-old husband with a shaving cream filled pie plate. that as the mogul was facing questions from a parliamentary panel. elizabeth palmer shows us there were a number of things that the elder murdoch didn't seem to know. >> the man who runs the world's most powerful media empire today had the worm's media running after him. the murdoch's waited exactly 27 seconds to say sorry. >> this is the most harmful day of my life. i would like to say how sorry i am and how sorry we are to particularly the victims of illegal voice mail and to their families. >> mr. murdoch, at what point did you find out it was indemic? >> it's a very wide ranging word and also had to be extremely careful not to be prejudice because justice is taking place now. >> a criminal inquiry underway let murdoch duck that question. but later when he wouldn't answer queries about what was going on at the newspape
/11 families were hacking victims. rupert murdoch, his son james and murdoch's former british ceo rebecca brooks will likely face punishing questions from lawmakers when this he appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend. and released on bail. she spent hours answering questions. about what she knew about hacking, while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal thing. >> reporter: police arrested at least 10 people in connection with the investigation. but no one has been charged with any crime yet. tina krause, cbs news london. >> and in the meantime, casey anthony is now a free woman after being acquitted of killing her daughter. protesters yelled out at her when she was released from a florida jail yesterday. she stepped into a waiting suv, apparently relishing her new-found freedom. right now, even anthony's parents say they do not know where she is, and have not spoken to her since 2008, but they say that now, they would like to. >> regardless of everything else that happened in the trial, still their daughter. >> she is going to need a perio
was later found murdered. news corp chairman rupert murdoch plans to meet with that girl's family today. >>> the city of oakland will lose dozens more employees. under the new budget, the tribune says 56 city workers are losing their jobs this month and more cuts are coming. the police department will lose 48 positions next year. two firehouses will be closed daily starting next summer and pay for elected officials is being cut by 15%. >>> in other bay area headlines, a pedestrian is hospitalized with serious injuries after being hit by a bicyclist on san francisco's embarcadero. police say that the woman in her 40s was in the crosswalk at mission street and crossing legally when she was struck. she suffered a head injury. the cyclist stayed at the scene but may face charges. >>> there are more eyes watching in oakland's fruitvale neighborhood. the city has installed 17 out of 30 surveillance cameras. the first went online yesterday at the restaurant where a 58- year-old owner, jesus ham coast, was murdered in april. there was a camera in the area then but it was pointed in the wrong di
. >>> in the british phone hacking scandal, two people are contradicting testimony by rupert murdoch's son, james. james murdoch testified before parliament on tuesday saying he was unaware of critical evidence in the scandal. but a former editor and one of murdoch's former legal advisors both say that's not so. they say there was an e-mail years ago outlining how wide spread the problem was. and james murdoch, they say, knew about it. >>> just ahead on "the morning news," find out which state has the most binge drinkers. >> plus, what's wrong with this picture? the rotten to the core details up next. but first, bob schieffer has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news". >>> every month, millions of americans depend on social security to support their families and make ends meet. but now they may not get the next check if the debt ceiling crisis is not resolved. that story tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> as much of this nation swelters in record heat, a large rural region of chile where it's wintertime is suffering through what they're calling a snow catastrophe. as much as nine feet of sno
to be a former editor of the "news of the world." as pressure grows on rupert murdoch to testify in london and possibly washington. we will the latest on that in a bit. every day, a new development. >> that is right. >> looks like that thing is a thing of the past. we will get to that coming up. >>> first with time running out to increase the debt limit, tensions running high in the ongoing negotiations at the white house. according to republicans, the president abruptly walked out of wednesday's meeting. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes joins us from capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. it appears patience is wearing thin in the room where the president is meeting at the white house with eight top congressional leaders. both sides accuse the other of moving the goal posts, of failing to lead, and now it appears the president has had enough. they may have been all smiles at the start of the meeting. but tensions flared after house majority leader eric cantor, a republican from virginia, repeatedly proposed a series of short-term ext
the same to some of rupert murdoch's top deputies. in left knee done this morning with more is elizabeth palmer. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. one of the main lines of inquiry is going to try to determine whether senior officers of murd murdoch's company knew of or were involved in unethical or especially illegal activity. mobbed by reporters in london, rupert murdoch battled through reporters to have lunch with rebecca brooks. there is a scramble inside the media empire to control toxic fallout from "the news of the world" hacking scandal, which could start making waves in the u.s. >> there's also the issue of did it happen here? "the news of the world" has lots and lots of reporters at any given time on the ground in the u.s. many of its stories, particularly many of its celebrity stories are datelined here. >> reporter: the scandal broke last week with the case of millie dauer. her parents and others discovered that personal voice messages had been hack ed by nes of the journalists hunting for stories. in 2007, a secret internal investigation at murdoch's uk company -- the
the news of the world in britain was arrested. rebecca brooks, who resigned on friday as rupert murdoch's ceo was arrested while at a london police station. the arrest comes two days after brooks, rupert murdoch, and his son were scheduled to answer questions in a parliamentary committee. >>> foreclosure didst well for the first half of the year, but there are still plenty of homes on the auction block. an auction website was putting some of those homes up for sale yesterday in oakland. lawyers were looking for a once-in-a-lifetime deal while the banks were hoping to cut some of their losses. >> you are going to lose an arm. they don't want to lose a leg. >> many of the homes go for a fraction of their value for you in california, one out of every 51 homes received a foreclosure notice over the past six months. >>> the clock is ticking on the nation's debt crisis. if the president and congress don't come to an agreement, u.s. could face higher interest rates on its debt. that could have a real impact on all of our wallet. >> reporter: credit rating agencies are putting the treasury depa
. >> schieffer: okay. well thank you very much dr. jon lapook. last week, rupert murdoch told parliament that being called to testify about a hacking scandal at one of his british tabloids made for the most humbling day of his life. then someone hit him in the face with a cream pie. today the man who threw the pie, a comedian named johnnie marbles, pleaded guilty to assault and he said... >> i would just like to say that this has been the most humble day of my life. ( laughter ) >> schieffer: ( laughs ) maybe he can work on some original material after he is sentenced on tuesday. ten-foot waves, no life jacket. a desperate man could only pray for a miracle. his story when we come back. . s. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. i have copd. if you have it, you know how hard it can be to breathe and what that feels like. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps contr
on the rupert murdoch tabloid "news of the world." the controversy forced the paper to cease production and is threatening murdoch's efforts to take over british sky broadcasting. the latest hacking controversy involves a medical records of frasier brown, the son of former prime minister gordon brown. the younger brown was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. >>> people across the country are dealing with some excessive heat. it could reach dangerous levels this week in nearly two dozen states. as we report, some areas have already seen temperatures well above 100 degrees. >> it's about 105. >>> reporter: and forecasters say that's just the beginning of the heat wave. 23 states are under heat warnings from oklahoma to connecticut at from the deep south to th ohio valley. in illinois a 51-year-old man died because of excessive heat. his air-conditioner wasn't work. in oklahoma, temperatures topped 100 degrees for several days in a row, causing a road to buckle. and in milwaukee, dozens of runners were either hospitalized or treated for heat-related issues during a half marathon sunday. doctor
into the phone hacking scandal of rupert murdoch's news corporation. the fbi wants to know if murdoch's reporters tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. congressman peter king was one of the u.s. lawmakers who asked the fbi to get involved. >> anything at all which involved 9/11 victims at the fbi's jurisdiction over i want them to investigate and investigate fully. i have a lot of 9/11 families in my district. they're entitled to know if their privacy was violated and if their loved one's privacy was violated and that's what this is about. >> murdoch and one of his sons agreed to testify at a parliamentary hearing next week. >>> the u.s. is fighting a war in cyberspace. the pentagon says it's a battle to protect national security secrets but the other side is winning. some of the nation's most sensitive military secrets have been looted by spies who managed to break into government computers. david martin got an exclusive look into the pentagon command center. >> reporter: the joint strike fighter is the pentagon's high priced ticket to air superiority for the 21st century except four mo
to close down operations. yet today, owner rupert murdoch expressed "total support for rebekah brooks," the embattled executive who formerly edited the paper. south sudan became the newest nation trying to become the u.n.'s 193rd member following civil wars that left an estimated 1.5 million dead. holding most of the nation's oil reserve, continued tensions in the former sudan. dignitaries at the ceremonies were colin powell and u.n. envoy susan rice. a federal judge in new york city heard arguments in a lawsuit that challenges search procedures at the u.s. border. at issue the privacy of personal electronic devices and the plaintiff is an american citizen who says he has done nothing wrong. michelle miller has more. >> i've crossed the border dozens of times. >> pascal was on a train from montreal to new york last year when his travel history raised concerns at the u.s. border. >> i lived in jordan. i've traveled to lebanon. and i've also been to yemen. >> border agents searched his belongings, seized his laptop and ordered him to log on. >> next thing i know, my laptop is being peru
. the scandal has business and political fallout. the "news of the world" is owned by rupert murdoch's "news international." its editor at the time, rebecca brooks, now runs his u.k. operations and has refused to resign. she's also a close friend and supporter of prime minister david cameron who condemned the intrusion. the "news of the world" says it will conduct its own internal inquiry into the hacking but rebecca brooks will head the investigation. in other words, she'll be investigating herself. the police inquiry is continuing as well and scotland yard says there are more bombshell revelations to come. >> pelley: mark, do we know who started this hacking to begin with? >> it was a private investigator who was working for the "news of the world." he appears to have developed the system for hacking into the accounts but then various reporters-- many of them-- this was a long standing practice appeared to have done the reporting and the ferreting out of information that's appeared in the papers. >> pelley: thank you, mark. this story is amazing. a court case in southern india has led to a
by saying, quite simply, we've lost our way. owner rupert murdoch is facing criticism for the scandal and his bid to buy british sky broadcasting. >>> the skwaeubg -- the quake that hit japan 7.3 earthquake prompted a brief tsunami warning for the japan coast. for an area that is still recovering from a killer wave four months ago. residents from coastal areas were warned to evacuate for two hours after the quake. there were no immediate reports of damage. >>> time now is 4:39. more people are cutting back. some of them, penny pinching strategies. >>> it is the law. few obey. it the crackdown that is coming to keep police and road crews safe. >>> the 110-ton package on the way from china today. ,,,,,,,, i know you're worried about making your savings last and having enough income when you retire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity experts working with me so that i can work one-on-one with you. it's your green line. but i'll be there every step of the way. call or come in and talk with us today. walking
brought down by its own scandalous practices. the paper controlled by media titan rupert murdoch, who also owns fox and the "wall street journal," will shut down on sunday. do you walk this fast all the time? >> i do when i'm running away from you guys. >> reporter: it was bad enough when it turned out "the news of the world" journalists had been hacking into private voice mails but worse when it emerged who their victims were. >> we are no longer talking here about politicians and celebrities, we're talking about murder victims, potentially terrorist victims, having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgusting what has taken place. >> reporter: it all started in 2005, when details of prince william's private life turned up in the paper. a police investigation found the royal phone had been hacked and an editor went to jail. but it just unraveled from there. celebrities like jude law and hugh grant discovered they'd been hit, too. >> you know, i think there's a national sense of revulsion here. >> reporter: revulsion that grew when a new investigation found a private investigator
.b.i. has opened an investigation of rupert murdoch's newscorp. cbs news has learned that the bureau is looking into allegations that reporters from the "news of the world" tabloid were looking for ways to hack into the phones of victims of 9/11. also today, murdoch and his son james were summoned to appear before a parliamentary committee investigating the hacking scandal. score it a trial-ending error for the prosecution in the roger clemens perjury case; they're safe at home thanks to a new program helping people avoid foreclosure; and in the city of angels, drivers will soon have a devil of a time-- when the "cbs evening news" continues. i have copd. if you have it, you know how hard it can be to breathe and what that feels like. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms... by keeping my airways open a full 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. and it's steroid-free. spiriva does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor
to investigate whether james murdoch, son of rupert murdoch, lied to parliament. jeff glor is in london with more on this. good morning, jeff. >> reporter: good morning, betty. the murdoch family line has long been up until recently they believe the hacking was largely the work of a single rogue reporter. at issue here is an e-mail that james murdoch may or may not have seen, at least three years ago, seems to indicate it was a much bigger and much more widespread problem and here is what james murdoch said to parliament on tuesday. >> are you made aware of the -- the transcript of the -- message? >> no, i was not aware of that at the time. >> reporter: that is is not so according to two former news corp. employees. in a written statement, they say just by way of clarification, we would like to point out that james murdoch's recollection of what he was told was mistaken. james murdoch then issued a statement saying he stands by his testimony on tuesday. betty? >> very interesting. jeff glor in london for us, thank you. >>> contract talks to end the 132-day nfl lockout have yielded half a deal yes
rupert murdoch's son should answer more questions now about cell phone hacking and possible police payoffs at his company's newspapers. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer has more for us. >> reporter: we heard the parliamentary committee has decided not to recall james murdoch in person but, instead, to ask for a written explanation after accusations that he didn't tell the truth last time he spoke to them ten days ago. when james murdoch last answered the committee's questions, he sat next to his father, the media tycoon rupert. >> this is the most huvenl dmbl of my life. >> reporter: two men employed by the paper had already gone to jail. james specifically denied having seen an e-mail that indicated the dirty tricks were, in fact, much more widespread. >> did you see or were you made aware of the transcript of the message? >> no, i was not aware of that at the time. >> reporter: oh, yes, he was say two company insiders including the editor of "news of the woshled" at the time and the paper's lawyer. now british lawmakers want to follow-up. >> if, therefore, james murdoch wa
the presses. as rupert murdoch's company shuts down a london newspaper accused of widespread phone hacking and its former editor who became a spokesman for britain's prm prime minister is arrested. >>> royal stars. william and catherine arrive in l.a. later today. we will show you who will hang out with the royal newlyweds, "early" this friday morning, july 8th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good friday morning to you. we're coming to you live from the kennedy space center. i'm erica hill along with chris wragge who is in new york. we look at a live picture there of the launch pad ready to go. >> so much buildup. at the mercy of mother nature and that is the big story all morning but looks like things look pretty good around you right now so our fingers are crossed and hoping for the best. >> consensus is positive. as for this morning's scheduled law firm we don't know if mother nature will cooperate but we are watching closely. cbs news correspondent bob orr has the latest for us this hour on the launch. >> reporter: "atlantis" is ready to go. no technical issues
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